Sr. Paschal (Eily) Kelly
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Sr. Paschal (Eily) Kelly


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Recording No: 248

Theme: Social History and Community

Interviewee: Sr. Paschal Kelly
Date of Birth: 1904
Interview Location: Tralee, Co. Kerry
Recorded by: Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore
Series Title: 1922-2022: A Century of Change (part 3)
Date Recorded: 29/06/1905
Recording Length: 54:22,1:22:24, 1:17:43 and 52:03

Keywords: Land agitation; Jim Crowley, IRA 1917-1922; North Kerry TD; Black and Tans in North Kerry; Women’s story of survival 1920s; Local Customs;

No. 2. Tom Shannon, IRA War of Independence, North Kerry Flying Column; Jim Costello, IRA War of Independence;  Poor Law cottages; Evictions; Free Staters in North Kerry; Paddy Deane, IRA North Kerry Flying Column; Country shop, 1920s;

No 3. History of Mercy Sisters Tralee; Mother McAuley Orphanage, Tralee; St. Joseph’s Industrial School, Tralee; Pembroke Almshouse, Tralee; Nazareth Home; Magdalene Laundry, Tralee; St. Catherine’s County Home; Tralee Workhouse;

No. 4. Joining Mercy Sisters 1930; Mercy Hospital Cork 1936; Sister in Charge, Catherine McAuley House Orphanage, Tralee 1940-1946; 85 orphans in Nazareth Orphanage 1946; Bon Secours Sisters in St. Catherine’s Hospital, Tralee

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Disk, MP3

Audio series:

1922-2022 A Century of Change (part 3)

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Product ID:



Social History and Community

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe

Date Recorded


Location of Recording

Tralee, Co. Kerry


pt 1: 54:22, pt 2: 1:22:24, pt 3: 1:17:43. pt 4: 52:03